September 2017
Love justice – but love mercy more.23 September 2017

  Jonah 3:10-4:11 and Psalm 145:1-8  • Philippians 1:21-30  • Matthew 20:1-16   Jonah and the whale is such a favourite story – action, shipwrecks, animals, -– perfect for Sunday Schools and All age services …. and second only to Noah’s Ark … Continue reading

it ain’t necessarily so …. feeling guilty and the Bible17 September 2017

Genesis 50:15-21 and Psalm 103:(1-7), 8-13  • Romans 14:1-12  • Matthew 18:21-35 So who needs guilt when you’ve got the Bible?   The Bible is guaranteed to make us all feel guilty about wicked things we have done, or thought about doing, or … Continue reading

August 2017
Science and religion, hand in hand13 August 2017

1 Kings 19:9-18 and Psalm 85:8-13  • Romans 10:5-15  • Matthew 14:22-33   For many people, it seems to be a very simple choice – it’s either science or religion.  Either you believe in a rational world which can be explained and … Continue reading

Don’t let the newspapers get you down – be transfigured6 August 2017

My aunty Kath has a fabulous figure and she dresses amazingly.  She is my mother’s younger sister and she lives in Leeds.  She likes her jewelry – and she wears lots of it – big gold bling.  She has big … Continue reading

July 2017
A sermon that is not about sex16 July 2017

Isaiah 55:10-13 and Psalm 65:(1-8), 9-13  •  Romans 8:1-11  •  Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 I thought I would preach a sermon about sex.  After all that’s what the General Synod of the Church of England has been talking about for the whole of … Continue reading